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[texts]Tanker situation. - Kabik, Irving.
Paper outlining Kabick's views on the impact of the sinking of numerous tankers at Pearl Harbor. This paper was prepared as part of Kabik's initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society.
Keywords: Tankers; World War; 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 89
[texts]Railroads carrying the load / Ralph Weaver Bromley - Bromley, Ralph Weaver
Paper documenting the operation and contributions of American railroads during World War II, as well as various design improvements made to increase efficiency. This paper was prepared as part of Bromley's initiation into Phi Mu, an engineering honor society.
Keywords: Railroads -- United States; World War; 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 85
[movies]Loaded for War - Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company
Description: War efforts of the AT&SF during World War II. Features both steam and diesel operations including the transport of military equipment and personnel, freight service, and women railroad workers.Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm (Kodachrome print)Collection: Railroad Film CollectionFiling Location: WSF 800/5Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.)...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation
Downloads: 658
[movies]"Lifeline," Burma Road, Burma, 10/04/1944 - United States. Army
Slate: "B DET. 4 OCT 44, 164 SIG PHOTO CO, ROLL #26, 'LIFELINE', C'MAN ACKERMAN" Traffic on the Burma Road. Crowds. Woman with leashed pig. Slate: "B DET. 4 OCT 44, 164 SIG PHOTO CO, ROLL #27, 'LIFELINE', C'MAN ACKERMAN" Crowds of Burmese and their livestock (pigs). Column of English soldiers march through a town. Slate: "B DET. 4 OCT 44, 164 SIG PHOTO CO, ROLL #28, 'LIFELINE', C'MAN ACKERMAN" Military truck drives toward camera...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Mules -- War Use; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Burma Road (China And Burma); World War II; Pigs
Downloads: 24
[texts]America's Trucks: Keep Em Rolling - United States. Office of Defense Transportation
"This booklet, prepared by the Vehicle Maintenance Section, Division of Motor Transport, Office of Defense Transportation, should serve as a guide to every truck owner, operator, and mechanic in the proper maintenance of America's trucks. Every American should realize that serious failures in our transportation system may not cost the lives ordinarily lost in highway accidents, but may cost the lives of whole companies of men at the front because they were not supplied with the implements of war...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 140
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 52 Part B: Men And Materiel For The South Pacific - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "P-38s destined for assembly at Allied bases in Australia are loaded on cargo vessels. Shows, in Australia, finished trucks coming off an assembly line. Shows, in New Caledonia, natives receiving medical aid and scenes of a U.S. cavalry regiment. Unassembled planes are loaded onto ships. Planes and trucks are assembled in Australia." National Archives Identifier: 24461 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or ot...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Lightning (Fighter Plane); WWII; World War II
Downloads: 47
[texts]TM 55-271 Operation of Railroads: Diesel-Electric Locomotives - United States. War Department
TM 55-271 Operation of Railroads: Diesel-Electric Locomotives 1944-11-13. CONTENTS CHAPTER PAGE 1 Introduction 1 2 Elementary Electricity 7 3 Ohm's Law 21 4 Electrical Power Measurements 32 5 Principles of a Generator 43 6 Transmission Equipment 63 7 Diesel Engine Cycles 93 8 Combustion Principles 101 9 Fuel-Injection Nozzles 116 10 Fuel-Injection Pumps 127 11 Lubrication and Cooling Systems 163 12 Governors 181 13 Supercharging and Turbo-Charging 191 14 Am Filtration and Auxiliary Equipment 221...
Keywords: Technical Manual; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Field Manual; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; Trains; Diesel locomotives
Downloads: 151
[movies]Tanker - Marinship (Firm)
Description: Film made for Marinship Corporation between 1944 and 1945 documenting the Sausalito shipyard's wartime operations. Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mmCall Number: Film box 13Rights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Shipbuilding--United States--20th century--History; World War, 1939-1945--Transportation; Tankers--United States--History; Sausalito (Calif.)
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[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 32: Stevedores, Pigeons, Paratroops, Arsenal - United States. War Department
Title Cards: Soldier-Stevedores Train On QMs S.S. DixiePvt. Pigeon, U.S. ArmyToughening Up Our ParachutistsLatin-American Officers Visit Edgewood Arsenal 1942 National Archives description: "Part 1, quartermasters practice cargo handling on a dummy ship at Ft. Dixon, N.J. Part 2 demonstrates at Ft. Monmouth, N.J., how messages are prepared and sent by carrier pigeons. Part 3 shows paratroop training at Ft...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Edgewood Arsenal (Edgewood, Md.); Fort Benning (Ga.); WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; Parachute Troops
Downloads: 88
[movies]Supplies For India, 1943 - United States. War Department
1943 silent War Department Bureau of Public Relations film, no. 767,  Supplies For India. National Archives description: "Shows views of railroad yards and harbors in India. Supplies are unloaded at a warehouse from an overhead cable. Shows crates of canned food, cigarettes, soap, and beer piled in the warehouse. Truck loads of supplies are driven toward the front lines."National Archives Identifier: 13684 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make...
Keywords: War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War, 1939-1945; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- India; World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies
Downloads: 40
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 202: Traffic Control In CBI, 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Shows solutions to traffic problems confronted in Calcutta and along the Stilwell Road. Radio control cars and a central transmitting station help coordinate activities. Explains the necessity for close cooperation with native and British police and for prompt reports of accidents. A convoy is escorted through the city. Highway control is obtained and maintained by using regularly placed traffic stations and careful patrolling."National Archives Identifier: 24575A...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; CBI; Stilwell Road (Burma) Road; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War, 1939-1945 -- India; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 29
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 201: River-Crossing Operations In The CBI 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Soldiers, mules, trucks, supplies, and caterpillar tractors cross rivers on or in bamboo rafts, canvas boats, pneumatic boats, Bailey bridges, ferries, pontoon bridges, oil drum rafts, assault boats, and wooden bridges. Trucks ford rivers and troops wade and swim across. Engineers construct wooden landing stages for ferries; build bridge sections on river banks; and place bridge balks, flooring, and pontoons into position...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering And Construction; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II
Downloads: 41
[movies]Service Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet (ComServPac), 2/23/1945 - United States. Navy
Extracted from US Naval Photographic Center film #11037. National Archives description "... 4) Medium shot of control tower seen through barbed wire entanglement on beach. 5) Close up of sign reading: "Harbor entrance control post U.S. Naval base, Service Force, Pacific Fleet,United States Navy." 6) Close up of sign as seen over a bunch of bananas." National Archives Identifier: 79050
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939- 1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Equipment And Supplies; United States. -- Navy -- Pacific Fleet -- Service Force; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; WWII In Color
Downloads: 19
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 167: Traffic Control In The Normandy Invasion 1945 - United States. War Department
National Archives description "Reel 1 shows the traffic control headquarters in England. A unit leaves an English bivouac area, and its vehicles drive to marshaling areas. A priority unit interrupts the convoy. The convoy is directed to its assigned areas and divided into boat-load units by Military Police (MP).Reel 2, a unit waits for clearance near the docks and then boards a landing craft. An MP officer regulates the flow of traffic at the beachhead...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; Normandy Invasion; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 57
[texts]Suitability of the B-17 Airplane for Troop Carrier Operations - Rux, V. A.
I. OBJECT To determine the suitability of the B-17 airplane for troop carrier operations... Digitized by www.dtic.mil.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Troop Carrier Command; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; World War II; United States. Army Air Forces
Downloads: 42
[movies]Quartermaster Operations (52nd QMBD) Antwerp, Belgium, 07/26/1945 - United States. Army
Street scene. Closeup of sign "86 Pelikaan Straat, Headquarters, U.S. Army Port & Port Area No 3, Channel Base Section" MP stands under sign. Shots of ships in harbor and cargo being unloaded. Aerial views of ships, rail lines, and trucks. National Archives identifier: 18896 No National Archives description.As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Belgium; United States. -- Army -- Quartermaster Corps -- Battalion, 52nd; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Supplies And Stores; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 44
[texts]United States Maritime Commission Cadet Corps And Academy - United States. War Shipping Administration
United States Maritime Commission Cadet Corps And Academy: Information Booklet For Young Americans Possessing A Strong Desire For A Career As An Officer In The Merchant Marine Of The United States CONTENTS PART ONE Traditions and History of the U.S. Merchant Marine 7 National Policy With Respect to the Merchant Marine 14 U. S. Navy and the Merchant Marine 16 The Merchant Marine as a Service 19 The Profession of Ship's Officer 21 Opportunities in the Merchant Marine 21 Authority of the War Shippi...
Keywords: Merchant Marines; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps; World War II; Merchant Mariners -- United States; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; United States Maritime Service; World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting & Enlistment
Downloads: 19
[movies]Embarkation Of 45th Division, Newport News, VA, Prior To Sicilian Invasion, 06/05/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4385. National Archives description "1) GV Train approaches, stops, troops exit-SV.2) HS Troops pass with barracks bags.3) HS Troops in Army trucks, troops march BG.4) LS MS Troops march down road, stow barracks bag in truck.5) GV MS Troops march down street, enter temporary barracks.6) MS Troops sort barracks bags.7) HS-Pan Line of trucks, jeeps, etc.8) MS-Pan Negro troops pass ammunition, load in trucks.9) GV Dock area, trucks FG, ships BG.10) MS MCU Dock with A...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Division, 45th; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 33
[movies]A Ship Is Born - United States. Maritime Commission
Short Warner Brothers documentary film about the United States Maritime Service (Merchant Marines). Produced for the U.S. Maritime Commission and U.S. Coast Guard. Begins with a shipyard and shipbuilding and then shows Merchant Marine training at the United States Maritime Service Training Station in Port Hueneme, California. Kind of goofy. Oddly, it was nominated for an Academy Award in 1943 for "Best Documentary." As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you inten...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945; Merchant marine -- United States -- History -- 20th century; Merchant mariners -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Merchant Marines; WWII; United States Maritime Service; World War II; Warner Brothers; 1943 Academy Award Nominee For Best Documentary
Downloads: 780
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 35: Commandos, Giant Air Bombs, War Dogs, 1942 - United States. War Department
Title cards: Airborne Cargo Training Our Commandos The Giant Air Bombs Dogs Join The Army National Archives description: "Artillery, jeeps, and motorcycles are loaded into a DC-3 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as troops are trained in airplane cargo handling. Rangers run through obstacle courses at an unidentified post. One-ton bombs are loaded aboard a B-23 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. The B-23 taxies, takes off, and drops the bombs...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; B-23 bomber; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Camp Holabird (Md.); Fort Bragg (N.C.); Dogs -- War use -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 84
[texts]CMH Pub 10-21 The Transportation Corps: Operations Overseas - Bykofsky, Joseph
CMH Pub 10-21 The Transportation Corps: Operations Overseas by Joseph Bykofsky, Harold Larson. First published, 1957."An account of the successes and failures in the massive deployment of men and materiel from the zone of interior to the theaters." Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The Technical Services; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; United States. -- Army -- Transportation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; United States. -- Army -- Transportation Corps; The U.S. Army In World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII
Downloads: 174
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin: Major General Homer M. Groninger Opens Transportation Corps School - United States. War Department
National Archives description: "Gen. Groninger, the commanding officer of the New York Port of Embarkation, visits Col. Bernard Lentz, the post commandant, to open the Atlantic Coast Transportation Corps School. Troops are reviewed and the officers training school is shown. Gen. Groninger leaves in an army boat." National Archives Identifier: 24584  As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider m...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; Groninger, Homer M. (Homer McLaughlin), 1884-1963; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; United States. -- Army -- Transportation Corps; World War, 1939-1945; Lentz, Bernard, 1881-1961; Atlantic Coast Transportation Corps Officers Training School (U.S.); World War II; Fort Slocum (N.Y.)
Downloads: 35
[texts]Yank, the Army Weekly, Vol 3 No 46: May 4, 1945 - United States. Army. Army Service Forces. Special Service Division
Missing pin-up page.Yank Magazine May 4, 1945Cover picture "Ledo Burma Road"Cover story: "The Low-Down On The GI Racketeers In Paris"This Week's Cover: "Along the Ledo-Burma Road, a little boy gives the famous Chinese good luck greeting to a convoy truck towing a 75-mm howitzer. See pages 8, 9 and 10 for a picture story of the first convoy by Sgt. Dave Richardson."Other articles: GI Racketeers in the Paris Black Market by Sgt...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Army; Yank (Magazine); World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures And Cartoons; Yank; World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Paris; CBI; World War, 1939-1945; V-2 Rocket; Burma Road (China And Burma); World War, 1939-1945 -- Belgium -- Antwerp; Stilwell Road (Burma) Road; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; World War II: Homefront; World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation
Downloads: 12
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